Before today’s running of the men’s marathon, U.S. runner Galen Rupp had only tackled 26.2 miles once—at the U.S. Olympic trials, which he won with a time of 2:11:12. He finished third today in Rio, at 2:10:05.
Reader John—who filmed the video—sends in this sic’d explanation:
USWNT striker Sydney Leroux tried the Happy Gilmore drive earlier today and butchered what has become a driving range requirement since 1996. You should definitely watch this Vine with the volume enabled so you can hear the laughter only friends can laugh when loved ones eat it.
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The New York galleries are so lively, we've heard all week. They're great for golf, and the players love it! Turns out, it's all just a euphemism for "New Yorkers like to get tanked and heckle Tiger Woods."